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pathogenesis

[ path-uh-jen-uh-sis ]
/ ˌpæθ əˈdʒɛn ə sɪs /
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noun
the production and development of disease.
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Also pa·thog·e·ny [puh-thoj-uh-nee]. /pəˈθɒdʒ ə ni/.

Origin of pathogenesis

From New Latin, dating back to 1875–80; see origin at patho-, -genesis

OTHER WORDS FROM pathogenesis

path·o·ge·net·ic [path-oh-juh-net-ik], /ˌpæθ oʊ dʒəˈnɛt ɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for pathogenesis

pathogenesis

pathogeny (pəˈθɒdʒɪnɪ)

/ (ˌpæθəˈdʒɛnɪsɪs) /

noun
the origin, development, and resultant effects of a disease

Derived forms of pathogenesis

pathogenetic (ˌpæθəʊdʒɪˈnɛtɪk), adjective
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Medical definitions for pathogenesis

pathogenesis
[ păth′ə-jĕnĭ-sĭs ]

n.
The development of a disease or morbid condition.nosogenesis
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